The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Mining
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 128 116
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 0.53% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £403 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £445 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.75% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -56.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
346 562 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.51% 21.72% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 313 331
Median daily rate £375 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £286 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% -65.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 7 £325 -
Edinburgh +23 1 - -
Data Mining
UK

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) Lucene
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) OCR
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Remediation Plan

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) KDB
2 1 (12.50%) Kdb+
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) KDB Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Lucene
1 4 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) OCR
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter